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U.N. rebuffs Russia accusation that U.S. visa delays being ignored

UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) – U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has repeatedly expressed concern to Washington over U.S. visa delays for officials…

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Pompeo rebukes China and Russia for vetoing UN aid to Syria

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo harshly criticized a veto by Russia and China of a United Nations security council…

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Longest UN climate talks end with no deal on carbon markets

MADRID (AP) — Marathon international climate talks ended Sunday with major polluters resisting calls to ramp up efforts to keep…

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North Korea’s U.N. envoy says denuclearization off negotiating table with United States

UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) – North Korea’s ambassador to the United Nations said on Saturday that denuclearization is off the negotiating…

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Khashoggi fiancee slams international ‘passivity’ to Saudi

The Turkish fiancee of murdered Saudi journalist and dissident Jamal Khashoggi denounced on Tuesday the international community’s passivity towards Saudi…

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Pope demands big tech do more to tackle porn

Pope Francis has called on Facebook, Apple, Microsoft and Google, among others, to step up efforts to remove child pornography…

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Turkey will attack Kurdish fighters who remain near border

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey’s foreign minister said Monday that his country’s military will attack any Syrian Kurdish fighter who…

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Stalled escalators, empty water coolers at UN as budget crunch hits

Stalled escalators, the heating turned down, even the diplomats’ bar closing early at 5pm: already the UN budget crunch, one…

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NDC hired Togolese to protest against Akufo-Addo at UN – NPP USA

The USA branch of the governing New Patriotic Party has accused the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) of hiring Togolese…

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Politics

Rawlings damns threats against ex-President Mahama

Former President Jerry Rawlings on Tuesday took to social media to register his own abhorrence for the use of intemperate…

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Trump skips UN climate summit that could be ‘slingshot’ toward global goals

Leaders from around the world are set to discuss climate change on Monday at a United Nations summit in what…

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600 Meetings and a World of Conflict: What to Expect at the U.N. General Assembly

The annual United Nations General Assembly will unfold this week against a backdrop of crises — from the warming planet…

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